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Although its doors are shut, Penrose Library carries on

Emma Fletcher-Frazer, News Editor September 24, 2020

While Penrose Library’s doors remain shut to the public, its employees continue to digitize records and expand digital collections to help faculty and students with their online semester. The library...

More Hate Speech Flyers in Penrose

Audrey Hecker, Staff Reporter October 8, 2018

The recent discovery of hundreds of hate speech flyers found in Penrose Library was met promptly by Whitman staff. President Kathy Murray sent an email to the campus community on the issue, and library...

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e-knowledge

Sophia Strabo, Staff Reporter November 16, 2017

Books are inseparable from a liberal arts campus. It is hard to envision Whitman without them: students leafing through stacks in the library; a folded paperback copy of “The Grapes of Wrath” in a...

Library changes focus on student needs, suggestions

Lachlan Johnson September 13, 2012

Penrose Library has made several changes to help serve students this fall. Six new study rooms will help meet the needs of students seeking a quiet place to study alone or in groups, and Whitman College...

Server crash at Penrose: Out with old, in with new

Lea Negrin November 3, 2009

Early Saturday, Oct. 31, the server for the Penrose Library crashed, disabling the library's catalog as well as other vital tools that the library uses. By Wednesday morning the server had been repaired...

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